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Mar 20, 2013 1:00am EDT
, the gentleman from california, mr. campbell. the chair: the gentleman is recognized for three minutes. mr. camp spel -- mr. campbell: thank you, mr. chairman. i don't know if you've been to spain or mot, i have, just once, it's a beautiful country. nice people, great food. at one time a large, vibrant, growing economy. but not today. today in spain over half of people under 25 years old can't find work. the unemployment amongst all ages in spain is about what we had during the great depression, not the great recession, but the great depression of the 1930's. people on government medical care there can't get it. they can't get it when they want it because they had to close a lot of medical clinics in order to save money. they had to do that because they waited too long to fix their fiscal problems. they waited until they had a debt crisis. and then they had to do what my friend from maryland said, they had to impose an austerity program. raise taxes and cut spending very quickly. in a matter of just a year or so. that's what they had to do to continue being able to sell their debt. that, mr. cha
Mar 23, 2013 7:00pm EDT
'm sure mrs. campbell will do ok. rs. monroe was a little uneasy about leaving new york, but she has become a good virginian. so she teamed to have fit in the life very easily. something along those lines that really said a lot about her character from very young is, as we mentioned, she was very young. she was 17 when she married monroe. he was 28. she was from new york. he was a member of the ontinental congress. in october of 1786 he finished his term in congress. they went to virginia. she left her family with whom she was very close, all of her friends. went to fredricksburg, virginia, went from new york city to little dinky fredricksburg, didn't know anybody. they bounced along the bad roads from new york to fredricksburg not knowing where she was going, what was going to happen when she got there. she was seven months shy -- months shy of 18, seven months pregnant. the grueling trip and the stamina that she had to make the trip and she could do it. >> the monroes had three children, a son who died in infancy and two daughters, we talked about them in particular. he question co
Mar 20, 2013 10:00am EDT
to the gentleman from california, mr. campbell. the chair: the gentleman from california is recognized for two minutes. mr. campbell: thank you. i thank the gentleman from south carolina. thank you, mr. chairman. sometimes, mr. chairman, you live in a neighborhood, you look down the street, and there is a neighbor there. and they got new cars and they are remodeling the kitchen and they take a lot of expensive vacations. you look down the street and you wonder how are they doing that? they live on the same street that we live on. how are they doing all that stuff? and you're tempted. well, why don't we get some new cars. why don't we get -- redo the kitchen and take some longer, nicer, more expensive trips? and then one day the sticker goes up on the window of that house that says that they have to leave. and the moving van comes up and the house is foreclosed upon, the cars go away, they can't use the kitchen anymore, they are not doing any more trips. and you realize you made the right decision. it was a mirage. it looked like they could pay for all that, but they couldn't. this is an allego
Search Results 0 to 5 of about 6 (some duplicates have been removed)